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This Month’s Focus: Tableting

Industry perspectives on sticking during tablet compression

This article presents the results of a survey of IQ Consortium member companies that focused on the prevalence of sticking, the state of predictive tools and models, and experiential solutions to mitigate the problem.

Optimizing your tablet press tooling

Optimizing your tablet press tooling can help increase production and tool life while reducing costs and downtime. This article discusses several aspects of tooling optimization and explains how to start small by optimizing the tooling for one product at a time.

Back Page: Containing hazardous compounds in tableting operations

This article discusses the terminology related to and the selection of tableting systems for highly potent formulations.

General Features

Show Preview: Pack Expo

Pack Expo International will take place October 14-17 in Chicago, IL. The show is co-located with Healthcare Packaging Expo, and organizers expect more than 50,000 attendees.

Solving formulation problems with liquid-filled hard capsules

Liquid-filled hard capsules are an important and versatile solid oral dosage form. This article provides a basic explanation of the form and explains how it can help to overcome common formulation challenges.

Are softgels right for your product?

Softgel capsules (or softgels) allow manufacturers to effectively deliver poorly soluble active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). This article discusses the benefits of using softgels as well as the manufacturing and handling considerations to keep in mind before selecting this dosage form.

Show Preview: CPhI Worldwide

CPhI Worldwide, a trade show on APIs and excipients, takes place October 9-11 in Madrid, Spain.

Eye on Excipients: Excipient moisture content

This column covers some excipient basics and discusses how moisture content affects excipient properties and behavior.

October Content

FDA mutual recognition agreements

Direct UV laser marking of tablets and capsules

DNA molecular taggants

Issue Focuses

January: Capsule Filling

March: Outsourcing

April: Coating

May: Packaging

June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook

July: Excipients & Formulation

September: Tableting

October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance

November: Annual Buyer’s Guide

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Special Sections
Capsule Filling
Granulation & Drying
Outsourcing: Formulation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Research & Lab Services
1. Counters/Bottle Fillers
2. Dedusters
1. Test & Inspection Equipment
2. Multi-layer Tabletting
1. Particle Size: Reduction,     Separation, & Analysis
2. Powder Transfer &     Containment
Solid Dosage Sourcebook
Excipients & Formulation
1. Tooling
2. Mixers & Blenders
Liquid Capsule Filling
Quality, Validation, & Regulatory Compliance
1. Blister Packaging
2. Tablet & Capsule      Identification
Annual Buyer’s Guide
*Issue includes “Spotlight on Nutraceuticals” insert.

Buyers Guide
Tables and Capsules Source Book